A look at sailing to the small historical town of Osor on the island of Cres in the Adriatic Sea and sailing through the ancient passage dug by the Romans between the islands of Mali Lošinj and Cres.
10 Must Dos When You Visit the Croatian Island of Rab
The island of Rab off the coast of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea is off the radar for many American tourists despite its popularity for Central Europeans. It's definitely worth a trip by ferry from the mainland to explore its enchanting alleyways, its magnificent views, and much more. Sailing there should be on every captain's itinerary.
Mooring Challenges in the Kornati Islands: Sailing through the Adriatic, Part 4
Come join us for a sail to the Kornati Island of Levrnaka in the Adriatic Sea in Croatia. The island is a beautiful oasis in the archipelago and boasts a wonderful restaurant with seafood caught in the nearby waters.
Sailing in the Adriatic (Part Three): Mediterranean-Style Mooring & Revisiting Telašćica Park
(This is the third post on our sailing adventure from Pula to Kornati, Krka and Telašćica National Parks in late June 2020 after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in Croatia. It focuses on the challenges of mooring, the interesting town of Veli Iz on the beautiful island of Iz and the Telašćica National Park.) Mooring in …
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Sanctuary Sunday in Cres Town: A Hidden Discovery
An interesting discovery in an abandoned chapel off the island of Cres.
Sailing in the Adriatic (Part Two): Zapuntel and the island of Molat
As we made our way southward down the Adriatic in late June of 2020 on our second sailing journey of the year, we passed so many beautiful islands that I stopped counting. Seriously, there are hundreds of them (the truer number is over 1,000), and it's impossible to see them all. But we could try. …
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The Majestic Beauty of Sailing through the Adriatic Sea in Croatia: (Part One)
After doing minor repairs on the plumbing issues we had on our first journey, my husband and I took another sailing trip on Sailing Vessel RITA down to the Kornati Islands in late June of 2020. We visited many different islands as well as the city of Šibenik and Telašćica, Kornati and Krka National Parks. …
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Biking at Telašćica National Park, Wimping Out and A Rainbow at the End
(This is the last of a six-part series on Heading Out to Sea After the Coronavirus Restrictions were Lifted in Croatia. It's our final days of our sailing journey on the islands and at sea in late May 2020). Entering Telašćica National Park After our late night in Sali plagued by plumbing and strange shrimp noises, …
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Strange Noises in the Night, Submarine Hideouts and Plumbing Problems
(This post is Part Five of the series: Heading Out to Sea after the Coronavirus in Croatia, focusing on our first sailing journey to the islands in the Adriatic after restrictions let up in Croatia.) Sailing Onward Down Dugi Otok After we returned to our boat from buying olive oil in Zverinac (see The Voyage Continues …
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The Voyage Continues to Zverinac: The Case of the Missing Olive Oil
Come visit the island of Zverninac where the olives are baptized in the sea before being pressed for oil.
The Beauty and Romance of the Island of Silba
After the Cove-19 restrictions were lifted in Croatia, we set out on a journey to sail the Adriatic Sea exploring the islands and making connections along the way.
A Familiar Flag in Unfamiliar Times
On our first sailing adventure after the Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in Croatia, we focused on developing relationships with fellow travelers rather than the destinations along the way.